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 This day in History - April 29
375 Historic Events for April 29
852

Amalarius/Fortunatus/Symphosius of Metz/Lyon, bishop, dies at 76

Death
1091

Battle at Monte Levunium: Emperor Alexius I beats Petshegenes

Event
1429

Joan of Arc leads Orleans, France, to victory over English

Event
1499

John IV, Dutch army leader/earl of Egmond, dies

Death
1522

Emperor Charles V names Frans van Holly inquisitor-gen of Netherlands

Event
1535

John Houghton, English, executed

Death
1540

Emperor Charles declares all privileges of Gent ended

Event
1550

Emperor Charles V gives inquisiters additional authority

Event
1553

Flemish woman introduces practice of starching linen into England

Event
1584

Melchior Teschner, composer

Birth
1623

11 Dutch ships depart for the conquest of Peru

Event
1628

Sweden and Denmark sign defense treaty against Duke of Wallenstein

Event
1636

Prince Frederik Henry occupies Schenkenschans

Event
1636

Esaias Reusner, composer

Birth
1642

Christian Weise, German writer (Niederl„ndische Bauer)

Birth
1644

Farm leader Li Zicheng becomes emperor of China and flees Peking

Event
1660

Matthias Henriksen Schacht, composer

Birth
1661

Chinese Ming dynasty occupies Taiwan

Event
1667

John Arbuthnot, Scottish writer (Alexander Pope)

Birth
1670

Pope Clemens X elected

Event
1676

Michiel A de Ruyter, Dutch rear-admiral, (Newport), killed at 69

Death
1699

Samuel Apostool, vicar/theologist (Zonisten), dies at 50

Death
1701

Drenthe Neth adopts Gregorian calendar, tomorrow is May 12, 1701

Event
1706

Emperor Jozef I becomes monarch of Cologne/Bavaria

Event
1707

English/Scottish parliament accept Act of Union, form Great Britain

Event